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Cost Estimating Analyst

Cambridge, MA · Government/Military · 100000
  • Salary in the $90-100,000 range.
  • Comprehensive Benefit and Retirement Programs. 
  • Partially Remote / hybrid
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance 

We are seeking a Cost Estimating Analyst who will support costing and pricing proposals from RFP and proposal authorization to coordinating inputs and guiding the proposal financials through the management review process. This position, reporting to the Associate Director, Corporate Finance, works closely with the various functional teams such as Engineering, Procurement, Program Management and Contracts.


  • Develops, analyzes, evaluates, coordinates, prepares, and supports cost proposals to government and commercial customers
  • Coordinates the collection and accumulation of cost input from cross-functional departments
  • Supports consolidation and pressure-testing of the basis of estimates (BoEs) across all elements of cost (Labor, Material, Travel / Other Direct Costs, Subcontracts) for accuracy and completeness. Researches and analyzes historical data and develops cost models to support proposal efforts and determine the accuracy of functional estimates
  • Assesses estimating techniques and historical actuals documentation
  • Evaluates Bill of Materials (BOMs), select appropriate pricing methods (e.g., purchase order history, vendor quotes, etc.), and ensure all quotes are recent
  • Consolidates cost estimates in pricing tool / ERP system
  • Generates cost volume, financial analyses, and ad hoc support as needed
  • Ensures adherence to Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), certified cost and pricing compliance (aka TINA), and internal policies and procedures with regard to estimating, cost proposal preparation, review, compliance, submission, and updates/revisions 


Who Will Be a Great Fit?  
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in bidding to different contract types (FFP, FPIF, CPFF, CPIF, T&M) 
  • Able to communicate and present cost estimating information to leadership 
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills 
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to ensure bids are completed on schedule 
  • Proficient in handling multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Self-starter that is capable of working independently and in a team environment 
  • Active Secret clearance 
  • Bachelors degree 

As recruiters, we are skilled in our field and understand how to match an opportunity with the individual. If you choose to send us your resume, be advised we will not share it with any employer without your permission. 

If this isn't the right position for you, please share it with someone who might be interested. In the meantime, please look at our website – we have other openings that may suit your needs!

Thank you,

Brian Hughes
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